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Reply on time for her parties

Name: Janine Adcock

Birthplace and birth date: Patterson, Calif., April 16, 1963

Family: Single

Occupation: I’m the marketing and promotions coordinator for the Tahoe Daily Tribune. I have spent most of my career in the advertising department, learning every aspect of advertising and how it works from the advertising assistant to sales manager. I have been with the Tribune for 18 years.

How did you wind up in South Lake Tahoe?: I moved up to Tahoe with my parents when I was 5 in the winter of 1968. My parents moved here to open a muffler shop with a friend — High Sierra Muffler.

What do you like best about South Lake Tahoe?: The beauty of the mountains and the lake, the friends I have made over the years.

What do for fun when you’re not at work?: I love to read, have friends over for dinner parties and I enjoy shopping.

What was the last trip you went on?: I went to on a two-week vacation this summer to New Orleans and then on to Hawaii.

Tell us something most people don’t know about you: I enjoy collecting and learning about fine wines in this region as well as wines from Europe.

What was the last book you read?: “The Lovely Bones.”

What’s your favorite genre of music?:Country. Right now I am listening to the Dixie Chicks.

Name your top five movies of all time: “Moonstruck,” “Fried Green Tomatoes,” “National Lampoons Christmas Vacation,” “Legends of the Fall,” “My Big Fat Greek Wedding.”

If you could meet anyone from the past, who would it be?: My great-great-grandmother who was a Cherokee Indian. When I was growing up I heard very interesting stories about her and the challenging life she had. I would have loved to sit with her to talk about our family back in her day.

What is a pet peeve?: When people are invited to a party and they don’t RSVP.

What’s your favorite time of the year?: Spring.

What’s the oldest thing in your refrigerator?: Salad dressing.

Tom Cruise or Brad Pitt?: Definitely Brad Pitt!

What keeps you going?: Love of life, family, friends.

What’s your advice to teenagers out there?: Follow your dream and make every day count!

Do you know someone who would make a could candidate for 15 minutes? Write Tahoe Daily Tribune City Editor Jeff Munson at

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